Town of


625 Main St. Hampden, MA 01036
Phone: 413-566-2151

Town Administrator:

Brian Domina

Select Board:

Donald Davenport
John Flynn
Craig Rivest

Annual Town Meeting:

May 13, 2024
May, 2nd Monday

Municipal Election:

May 20, 2024
May, 3rd Monday


Population Density251
Registered Voters4,057
Income Per Capita$46,559
EQV Per Capita$153,743
Owner-occupied Housing Unit Rate94.5%
Median Value of Owner-occupied Housing Units$289,100
Median Gross Rent$2,045
Total Households2,016
Average Household Size2.44

Municipal Finances

Residential Tax Rate$16.87
Commercial Tax Rate$16.87
Average Tax Bill$5,831
Total Expenditures$15,297,507
Total Tax Levy$13,546,215
State Aid$839,961
Local Receipts$804,892
CPA Year Enacted2001
CPA Surcharge1.0%
CPA ExemptionsFirst $100,000 - residential
Town Hall of Hampden

Town Hall

Wants you To KNOW

Hampden is a small country town 10 miles southwest of Springfield. Today, new homes dot the hillsides, but the population has hovered under 5,000 for many years.


Form of GovernmentSelect Board – Town Meeting
Incorporation Date1878
Chief Municipal OfficialTown Administrator
Policy BoardBoard of Selectmen
Size of Policy Board3
Legislative BodyOpen Town Meeting


Area19.6 mi2
Public Roads55.1 mi
Regional Planning AgencyPioneer Valley Planning Commission


U.S. Senate (statewide)

Edward J. Markey
Elizabeth Warren

U.S. House

Richard Neal

Mass. Senate

Jacob Oliveira

Mass. House

Brian Ashe

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